The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC021621

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.


Current vacancies

Senior Support Worker (North Lanarkshire)

  • Full time
  • £21,688 – £23,090
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our Management team resource in the North Lanarkshire Area and are looking for someone who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit a new Senior Support Worker to join the team.

If you have experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, experience of liaising with families, social work and health professionals along with the ability to think on your feet, this could be the opportunity for you. There is a good range of skills within our existing staff and management teams and you won`t be left to deal with things alone and will receive excellent training.As the Senior Support Worker, you will be responsible for managing a staff team who support individuals either within their own home, or within the family home. Some of the management tasks involved within this role are Managing staff rotas, carrying out Work Practice Reviews, Direct Observations and Staff Annual Reviews, you are also responsible for the completion and review of supported individuals personal plans, carrying out 6 monthly reviews in relation to the persons outcomes, completion and review of individual risk assessments

The individuals also require support at night therefore the services have rotas in place that include sleepovers and wakened nights. As part of the management team you will be required to undertake on call on a rotational basis and you may be required to work the full range of shift patterns and undertake sleepovers depending on the needs of the service.

There is full time post available (37.5 hours per week). Previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism and complex needs is essential for this role while experience of working with a wider client group would be advantageous. It would be beneficial if you have achieved or are working towards your SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kelso and Galashiels
  • Closing 4th December 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Scottish Borders and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new Sessional Staff to join the team to provide flexible support.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training.

There are 4 Sessional posts available as this service is all about being flexible. There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is a 13.5 hour shift finishing at 8.45am the next morning (8.30am - 10pm S/O then 8am-8.45am). We also have a waking nightshift which starts at 10.15pm and finishes at 8.15am. The shifts will vary from week to week and can work around university and college hours and placements.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner (Dundee)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,745
  • Dundee
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Dundee area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.we have a variety of supported living services in the Dundee area, we also support people in their own homes in the community of Dundee.

There are 4 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 16 to 39 hours per week), if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 7.30am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift 10am -10 pm till 10.30pm S/O then a 7.30am - 10.30am finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. There is a requirement for wakened night shift which commences at 9pm until 8am the following morning. This is carried out on a rota basis.

It would be desirable that you have a driving licence however this is not essential.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow South
  • Closing 4th December 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Glasgow South area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new Sessional Staff to join the team to provide flexible support.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training.

There are 10 Sessional posts available as this service is all about being flexible. There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 3pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can work around university and college hours and placements.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,745
  • Glenrothes, Levenmouth and Kirkcaldy Area
  • Closing 28th November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and Levenmouth area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a SVQ in social care.You would be working with people in their own homes assisting them to meet their outcomes. Support can vary from delivering a few hours a day to services that provide 24 hour care.

There are 10 part time and full time posts available and if you can be flexible this could be the service for you.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £17,745 pro-rata
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 26th November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Galashiels area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting an individual with complex needs, epilepsy, autism, and a learning disability. The person needs support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but may also need support with personal care and hygiene. The person has limited verbal communication and can find it difficult to understand information given to him at times. This gentleman can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal or physical outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 3 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 16 to 39 hours per week). if you are looking for part-time work and can be flexible this could be the service for you.

The shifts are usually long days- 8.30am to 9.30pm, or 8.30pm to 10pm with a sleepover, finishing the following morning at 8.45am. The person can anxious at handover times, so we have eliminated this by introducing this long day system. The shifts will vary from week to week and will include lone working.

You will be supporting this gentleman on long walks, playing football, golf, pool and snooker and with cooking and baking.

We are looking for people who are assertive, with strong boundaries, who are able to follow a structured plan of support, while still making activities fun and enjoyable. It is essential that you have a driving licence and experience for this type of role is essential, particularly experience working with people with autism.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner - Male only (Kirkintilloch)

  • Part time
  • £17,137 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 21st November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Kirkintilloch area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new male* staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs due to mental health issues. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.We are based within Kirkintilloch and support Individual`s within their own homes to live independently within the community.

There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available (30 hours per week).

Shift work is a requirement of the role such as: Early shifts / Back shifts / Sleepover shifts. The shifts will vary from week to week and can include lone working.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,137
  • Glasgow South
  • Closing 22nd November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Glasgow South area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 12 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 1 to 39 hours per week), if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 3pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. It would be desirable that you have a driving licence however this is not essential.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner - Female Only (Tain)

  • Part time
  • £17,137 pro-rata
  • Tain
  • Closing 27th November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are looking for 1 person to join our waken night staff team based in Tain, on a part-time basis.The Tain cluster service provides support to 6 women within their own homes.

There is 1 post - 3 nights 1 week, 2 nights the next available. You will be based in 1 house each night, and respond to assistive technology within the other properties in the cluster.

There is a rolling rota in place, and you will need to be able to fit into this pattern. This includes weekend work.

The shifts are from 9.45pm to 8.15am.

Waken night staff are also responsible for a number of domestic tasks that can only be completed overnight, and some administrative tasks. All of the ladies sleep relatively well, however on occasion will get up, and require you to provide direct support including personal care.

Should you like further information about this post then please do not hesitate to call the Tain office on 01862 893344 and speak to Caroline or Tom.

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Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Fife
  • Closing 30th November 2018

tart your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Levenmouth areas area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new Sessional Staff to join the team to provide flexible support.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training.

Working with people in their own homes

There are 5 Sessional posts available as this service is all about being flexible. There is a wide range of shifts available

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Driving Licence and access to own transport is essential for these posts

Closing date: 30/11/2018

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £17,745
  • Newton Stewart
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Newton Stewart area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities mental health problems and autism. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available hours range from 14 to 30 hours per week , if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 7am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 3pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. There are also people who live on their own but to do this they require assistance with medication , personal care or household management . To support them effectively staff can be visiting numerous people in 1 day to ensure they get the support required. It would be desirable that you have a driving licence however this is not essential.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 23 November 2018

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Stirling
  • Closing 30th November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Stirling Area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new Sessional Staff to join the team to provide flexible support.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training.

There are 5 Sessional posts available as this service is all about being flexible. There is a wide range of shifts available which can include wakened nightshift, sleepovers, day shifts and weekend work. The shifts will vary from week to week and can work around university and college hours and placements.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 30th November 2018.

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £17,745
  • Castle Douglas
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Castle Douglas area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 16 to 30 hours per week), if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available. Earliest start is 7am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 1pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 8am - 1pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. It would be desirable that you have a driving licence as two people supported have Motability vehicles.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 03 December 2018.

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner ** Female Only **

  • Full time
  • £17,137
  • Coatbridge
  • Closing 30th November 2018

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Coatbridge area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

This is a fixed term post providing maternity cover,The hours range from 1 to 39 hours per week, if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

A Driving licence is essential for this post and you should have access to your own car.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 3pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. It would be desirable that you have a driving licence however this is not essential.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 30-11-2018

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £17,137
  • ML3 0AA
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Hamilton, Stonehouse, Carluke, Rosebank and Uddingston areas of South Lanarkshire and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available hours range from 16 to 25 hours per week, if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities)

The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working

A driving licence is essential for this position.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 3 December 2018.

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £17,745
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to recruit a new staff member to work as part of the Falkirk Social Inclusion Project. This projected is hosed by Signpost Recovery and runs in partnership with Police Scotland, Falkirk Council, NHS and Falkirk Alcohol & Drug Partnership to provide opportunities to adults who live in the Falkirk Council Area.

The successful applicant must be motivated and able to provide support, advice and encouragement that will make an important difference in people`s lives. This involves assistance in accessing information and community services that can help people improve their wellbeing and assist with the difficulties that they face.

You will be part of a committed and experienced team, supporting individuals at risk who require support in relation to issues such as: mental health, substance misuse, offending behaviour, housing and social problems as well as anti-social behaviour.

If you`re fit and healthy with experience in social care and a commitment to assisting vulnerable people in the community, then this is an opportunity for you to use your knowledge and skills and genuinely make a difference in the lives that many people lead.

You will receive ongoing support and guidance from a TRFS Team Manager whilst also receiving mentoring, support and guidance in the role from an experienced Signpost Recovery Team. You will also receive excellent training including a VQ in Social Care.

The post is available for 32 hours per week, however there is a degree of flexibility should you require full time hours.

Shifts will vary on occasion but largely be similar week on week once a diary of support has been agreed. Times of shifts will be during day time hours between Monday and Friday. It is essential that you have a driving licence and have access to your own care, expenses are available to cover travel costs whilst on shift.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

A driving licence is essential for this post

Closing date: 23rd November 2018.

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

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Support Practitioner (Dumfries)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,745
  • Dumfries
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Dumfries area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support. Moving & handling is required for some of the people our services support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 15 to 39 hours per week), if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

There is a wide range of shifts available (earliest start is 7am and the latest finish is usually 10pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 2pm till 10.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). Some of our services in Dumfries also have a waking night (9.30pm - 7.30am) The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working. It is essential that you have a driving licence and preferably access to a vehicle for these posts.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner - Female Only

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,745
  • Kilmarnock and surrounding areas, East Ayrshire
  • Closing 12th December 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Kilmarnock area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities. All of the people supported need support with some aspects of their life such as paying bills and general household tasks, but it can also involve support with personal care and hygiene. There are a number of people with complex needs in the service, some with limited verbal communication. Some of the individuals can get anxious and display challenging behaviour such as verbal outbursts, becoming upset or disengaging from support.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

Schedule 9 Part 1 (1)(1)(a) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this post

there are 7 posts available

This is an opportunity to become part of and exciting, talented team to deliver excellent services to the people we support

A current driving license is essential as is the use of your own car due to the geography of the services and many of the people we support have mobility cars which you will be required to derive.

The Kilmarnock services are continually developing and growing in an ever changing climate supporting people with various disabilities to live in their own home and to be as independent as they can be.

There are full and part time Support Practitioner posts available, both day and nightshift,

The shift pattern varies and will include weekend working, the earliest start for day shift is 7am and the latest finish is 11pm, nightshift hours are between 10 and 12 hours depending on the service you are in.

Some services also require sleepovers, this is you would do a backshift then sleepover and then an early shift.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but a commitment to enabling people to achieve their full potential and outcomes is essential and you must have a good value base.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions, annual leave and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,688 – £23,090
  • Angus
  • Closing 9th July 2018

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our Management team resource in the Angus Area and are looking for someone who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit a new Senior Support Worker to join the team.

If you have experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, experience of liaising with families, social work and health professionals along with the ability to think on your feet, this could be the opportunity for you. There is a good range of skills within our existing staff and management teams and you won`t be left to deal with things alone and will receive excellent training.

Although we have an office in Arbroath we provide support to individuals through out Angus. Most of our support is SDS working with adults but we also work with children from 11 to 16 years. Some of our supported individuals are 2:1 and have CALM in place. We have a reputation for being a "can do service" that isn`t afraid to work with a variety of different people with very different needs and we`re not afraid to try new things. A positive outlook, good sense of humour, ability to work as part of a team and the skills and experience to motivate and coach and mentor staff is essential. Although we have a pool car it is essential that you have a full driving licence and a car.

The individuals also require support at night therefore the services have rotas in place that include sleepovers and wakened nights. As part of the management team you will be required to undertake on call on a rotational basis and you may be required to work the full range of shift patterns and undertake sleepovers depending on the needs of the service.

There is one full time post available (37.5 hours per week). Previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism and complex needs is essential for this role while experience of working with a wider client group would be advantageous. It would be beneficial if you have achieved or are working towards your SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Senior Support Worker (Inverclyde)

  • Full time
  • £21,688 – £23,090
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 13th July 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our Management team resource in the Inverclyde Area and are looking for someone who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit a new Senior Support Worker to join the team.

If you have experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to strict deadlines, providing direct supervision and coaching and mentoring of others, chairing meetings, experience of liaising with families, social work and health professionals along with the ability to think on your feet, this could be the opportunity for you. There is a good range of skills within our existing staff and management teams and you won`t be left to deal with things alone and will receive excellent training.

The individuals we support receive support either within there own home or social support, We support individuals with a wide range of support hours as well as support 24/7 therefore the services have rotas in place that include sleepovers and wakened nights and shift work. As part of the management team you will be required to undertake on call on a rotational basis and you may be required to work the full range of shift patterns and undertake sleepovers depending on the needs of the service.

There is one full time post available (37.5 hours per week). Previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism and complex and Challenging support needs, Dementia and sensory issues is essential for this role while experience of working with a wider client group would be advantageous. It would be beneficial if you have achieved or are working towards your SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Support Practitioner (Cambuslang and Rutherglen)

  • Full time
  • £17,137
  • Cambuslang & Rutherglen Community Support
  • Closing 18th July 2018

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*THE RUTHERGLEN & CAMBUSLANG COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICE COULD BE JUST RIGHT FOR YOU!*

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our staff resource in the Rutherglen & Cambuslang area area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes.

We support 28 people with learning Disabilities, Mental Health Issues, Autism and/or Complex Needs across the Rutherglen & Cambuslang area.

We support people in their own homes and also to access the community. The service provides 24 hour support including sleepovers on a needs led - person centred basis.

Due to growth within the area, there are a range of Support Practitioner posts available Sessional, Full Time and Part Time (hours range from 16 to 32 hours per week for part time posts), if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you.

If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will join an experienced team full of enthusiastic staff that will mentor you, provide support and guidance and you will also receive excellent training including a VQ in social care.

There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 6am and the latest finish is usually 11pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities) and the sleepover shift is usually backshift followed by an early shift (e.g. 3pm till 11.00pm S/O then a 7am - 3pm finish). The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working.

It would be desirable that you have a driving licence however this is not essential.

No care experience is necessary for these positions, but we are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff. People with skills in supporting those with autism and learning disabilities will find this a great service to be part of.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Senior Support Worker (East Kilbride)

  • Full time
  • £21,688 – £23,090
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 25th July 2018

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our Management team resource in the East Kilbride Area and are looking for someone who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit a new Senior Support Worker to join the team.

If you have experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, experience of liaising with families, social work and health professionals along with the ability to think on your feet, this could be the opportunity for you. There is a good range of skills within our existing staff and management teams and you won`t be left to deal with things alone and will receive excellent training.

The individuals also require support at night therefore the services have rotas in place that include sleepovers and wakened nights. As part of the management team you will be required to undertake on call on a rotational basis and you may be required to work the full range of shift patterns and undertake sleepovers depending on the needs of the service.

There are 2 full time post available (37.5 hours per week). Previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism and complex needs is essential for this role while experience of working with a wider client group would be advantageous. It would be beneficial if you have achieved or are working towards your SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Senior Support Worker (North & South Lanarkshire)

  • Full time
  • £21,688 – £23,090
  • North & South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 25th July 2018

Start your day knowing you will make a difference!

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking to increase our Management team resource in the North and South Lanarkshire Area and are looking for someone who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. We are therefore looking to recruit new Senior Support Workers to join the team.

If you have experience of working in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, experience of liaising with families, social work and health professionals along with the ability to think on your feet, this could be the opportunity for you. There is a good range of skills within our existing staff and management teams and you won`t be left to deal with things alone and will receive excellent training.

As the Senior Support Worker, you will be responsible for managing a staff team who support individuals either within their own home, or within the family home. Some of the management tasks involved within this role are Managing staff rotas, carrying out Work Practice Reviews, Direct Observations and Staff Annual Reviews, you are also responsible for the completion and review of supported individuals personal plans, carrying out 6 monthly reviews in relation to the persons outcomes, completion and review of individual risk assessments

The individuals also require support at night therefore the services have rotas in place that include sleepovers and wakened nights. As part of the management team you will be required to undertake on call on a rotational basis and you may be required to work the full range of shift patterns and undertake sleepovers depending on the needs of the service.

There are a number of full time posts available (37.5 hours per week). Previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism and complex needs is essential for this role while experience of working with a wider client group would be advantageous. It would be beneficial if you have achieved or are working towards your SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a change in your life and in that of the people we support. The work can be challenging, but as well as a competitive salary, enhanced pension contributions and annual leave, childcare vouchers and discounts at over 850 online and high street retailers, we can offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,621
  • Stepps
  • Closing 2nd November 2018

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.

We are currently looking for a Development Officer to join our Development team. You will be part of the team who is based in Stepps but you will work with Team and Area Managers throughout Scotland. The Development Officer role is a key support function, responsible for seeking out, and delivering, opportunities to innovate, extend and enhance how the organisation delivers care and support.

If you have experience of working within the social care sector and have experience of development work, coupled with excellent communication skills this could be the opportunity for you.

The Development Officer will work with the Head of Development and colleagues to design, develop and implement a range of organisational and service development and improvement opportunities.

As part of this the post holder will identify and apply for funding and will lead on the completion of tenders as appropriate. The post holder will also conduct a range of research and analysis activities to inform organisational, departmental and service performance improvement and development.

The post holder will also be involved in communications work including website and social media. The development of publicity and marketing materials which promote the organisation and services will also be a feature of the role.

Basic Disclosure checks will be required for the successful applicant; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

Travel will be required throughout Scotland and flexibility will be required in accordance with organisational requirements

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